Novelist (b. 1920 - d. 7 June 1979, İstanbul). He graduated from Ankara High School for Boys (1939). He left İstanbul University, Faculty of Law without finishing his studies. He started to work as journalist for the review Yeni Sabah (1941). After completing his military service, he worked as a writer, clerk and writing director for reviews and children’s reviews such as Türkiye Yayınevi (1946), Yıldız, Hafta, Posta and Çocuk Haftası.
His poems, interviews, critiques, review articles and other children stories were published in reviews and newspapers such as Yavrukurt, Çınaraltı (1941), Kovan (1943), Yarımay and Yeni Sabah after 1936. He became famous for his adventure novels on love and history. His novels, some of which were serialized in newspapers, number over 40.
MAIN WORKS: (NOVEL)
Aşk Istıraptır (Love is Suffering, 1939), Hasret (Longing, 1940), Gizlenen Istıraplar (Hidden Sufferings, 1940), Coşkun Gönüller (Enthusiastic Hearts, 1941), Memnu Meyva (Forbidden Fruit, 1945), Şafak Sökerken (While the Dawn is Breaking, 1958), Vatan Borcu (Military Service, 1959), Dağ Başını Duman Almış (The Summit of the Mountain is Foggy, 1960), Gecekondu Rüzgarı (Wind of the Shanty Town, 1960), Oğuz Han (Oghuz Khan, 1964), Karapençe Estergon’da (Karapençe is in Estergon, 1966), Karapençe’nin İntikamı (Revenge of Karapençe, 1966), Karapençe Voyvoda’ya Karşı (Karapençe is Opposite to Voyvoda, 1967), Karapençe’nin Oğlu (The Son of Karapençe, 1967), Şebnem (Şebnem,1970), Reyhan (Reyhan, 1970), Aşka Susayan Dudaklar (Lips Thirsty for Love, 1970), Herkesten Uzak (Isolated from Everyone, 1973), Çölde Açan Zambak (A Lily Flowering in the Desert), Gurbet (Away from Home), Kızım ve Ben (My Daughter and Me), Ağlayan Kadın (Crying Woman), Liseli Bir Kız Sevdim (I Loved a High School Girl).